The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 24 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 78 117 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.80% 10.29% 8.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.95% 32.59% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 64 102 70
Average salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
252 359 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.97% 31.57% 35.31%
Number of salaries quoted 199 313 283
Average salary £39,450 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.37% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region.

Linux Salary Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Essex

Linux
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -1 16 £41,750 +4.37% 5
Brentwood -5 13 £77,500 +47.61% 2
Chelmsford 0 10 £42,500 -5.55%
Basildon +5 6 £30,000 -25.00%
Witham - 4 £35,000 -
Saffron Walden -6 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Harwich - 2 £35,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 132 (67.01%) Windows
2 71 (36.04%) VMware
3 67 (34.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 63 (31.98%) Firewall
4 63 (31.98%) Cisco
5 62 (31.47%) UNIX
6 60 (30.46%) Oracle
7 56 (28.43%) Finance
8 55 (27.92%) SQL
9 39 (19.80%) Red Hat
10 37 (18.78%) SQL Server
10 37 (18.78%) Xen
11 35 (17.77%) Performance Tuning
12 32 (16.24%) SAN
13 30 (15.23%) Apache
13 30 (15.23%) Oracle Database
14 28 (14.21%) PL/SQL
15 26 (13.20%) .NET
15 26 (13.20%) Perl
15 26 (13.20%) Relational Database
16 23 (11.68%) RDBMS
17 22 (11.17%) NetApp
18 21 (10.66%) Technical Analysis
18 21 (10.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 20 (10.15%) Java
19 20 (10.15%) OO
20 19 (9.64%) Microsoft
20 19 (9.64%) Service Delivery
21 18 (9.14%) SLA
21 18 (9.14%) NAS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (15.23%) Apache
2 14 (7.11%) IIS
3 10 (5.08%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.06%) MS Exchange
5 7 (3.55%) GlassFish
6 5 (2.54%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.03%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.03%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.52%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (3.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (5.08%) Oracle CRM
1 10 (5.08%) Magento
2 5 (2.54%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (2.03%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.03%) SAP Business One
3 4 (2.03%) AWD
3 4 (2.03%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (31.98%) Firewall
2 32 (16.24%) SAN
3 18 (9.14%) NAS
4 14 (7.11%) VoIP
5 13 (6.60%) Internet
6 12 (6.09%) WAN
6 12 (6.09%) TCP/IP
6 12 (6.09%) DNS
7 9 (4.57%) LAN
8 7 (3.55%) iSCSI
8 7 (3.55%) Intranet
8 7 (3.55%) DHCP
9 5 (2.54%) Junos
9 5 (2.54%) Network Security
9 5 (2.54%) Multicast
9 5 (2.54%) SSH
9 5 (2.54%) DWDM
9 5 (2.54%) MPLS
9 5 (2.54%) OSPF
9 5 (2.54%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.78%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.23%) Oracle Database
3 26 (13.20%) Relational Database
4 23 (11.68%) RDBMS
5 13 (6.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (4.57%) MySQL
7 7 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.55%) Firebird
7 7 (3.55%) SQLPlus
8 5 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.52%) TKPROF
11 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.51%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (4.06%) Subversion
2 6 (3.05%) JIRA
3 5 (2.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.52%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.51%) MSTest
5 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.51%) VisualVM
General
1 56 (28.43%) Finance
2 14 (7.11%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.09%) Marketing
4 9 (4.57%) Automotive
5 7 (3.55%) Electronics
6 5 (2.54%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (31.47%) Administrator
2 41 (20.81%) Systems Administrator
3 27 (13.71%) DBA
4 26 (13.20%) Oracle DBA
5 20 (10.15%) Analyst
6 13 (6.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (6.60%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (6.09%) Developer
8 11 (5.58%) Team Leader
8 11 (5.58%) Linux Administrator
9 10 (5.08%) Architect
10 9 (4.57%) Support Analyst
10 9 (4.57%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (4.06%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 7 (3.55%) Operations Engineer
12 7 (3.55%) Senior Operations Engineer
13 6 (3.05%) Test Analyst
13 6 (3.05%) Support Engineer
13 6 (3.05%) Linux Engineer
14 5 (2.54%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.20%) .NET
2 8 (4.06%) HTML
2 8 (4.06%) ODBC
2 8 (4.06%) ASP.NET
2 8 (4.06%) Middleware
3 7 (3.55%) CSS
4 4 (2.03%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.52%) LINQ
5 3 (1.52%) SOAP
5 3 (1.52%) Web Services
5 3 (1.52%) XML
5 3 (1.52%) ADO.NET
6 2 (1.02%) LAMP
6 2 (1.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.57%) Client/Server
2 8 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.05%) N-Tier
3 6 (3.05%) IVR
4 5 (2.54%) Open Source
4 5 (2.54%) Equities
5 4 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.03%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.52%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.52%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.02%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.51%) iSeries
8 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.51%) Robotics
8 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.51%) Clustering
8 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 132 (67.01%) Windows
2 62 (31.47%) UNIX
3 21 (10.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (7.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (5.08%) Ubuntu
6 10 (5.08%) Apple iOS
7 7 (3.55%) CentOS
8 5 (2.54%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.54%) Solaris
9 4 (2.03%) AIX
9 4 (2.03%) Android
10 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.77%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (10.66%) Technical Analysis
3 20 (10.15%) OO
4 19 (9.64%) Service Delivery
5 17 (8.63%) Migration
6 13 (6.60%) System Testing
7 12 (6.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (5.58%) E-Commerce
8 11 (5.58%) ITIL
9 10 (5.08%) CRM
9 10 (5.08%) Project Management
9 10 (5.08%) Software Engineering
9 10 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.06%) Mentoring
11 7 (3.55%) People Management
11 7 (3.55%) Capacity Management
11 7 (3.55%) Performance Testing
11 7 (3.55%) MVC
12 6 (3.05%) Configuration Management
12 6 (3.05%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (27.92%) SQL
2 28 (14.21%) PL/SQL
3 26 (13.20%) Perl
4 20 (10.15%) Java
5 16 (8.12%) Bash Shell
6 15 (7.61%) Python
7 12 (6.09%) PHP
7 12 (6.09%) Korn
8 11 (5.58%) Shell Script
9 10 (5.08%) T-SQL
10 9 (4.57%) AWK
10 9 (4.57%) C#
11 8 (4.06%) C
12 4 (2.03%) C++
12 4 (2.03%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.03%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.52%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.02%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (8.12%) Degree
2 7 (3.55%) OCP
2 7 (3.55%) OCA
2 7 (3.55%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (2.54%) JNCIE
3 5 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.54%) CCIE
3 5 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.52%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.02%) RHCE
5 2 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.51%) MOS
6 1 (0.51%) ISEB
6 1 (0.51%) MCP
6 1 (0.51%) MCSE
6 1 (0.51%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.14%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (34.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (18.78%) Xen
3 11 (5.58%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (5.58%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.55%) NFS
5 6 (3.05%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.05%) XenServer
5 6 (3.05%) vSphere
6 4 (2.03%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.52%) vCloud
8 2 (1.02%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (5.08%) SCOM
2 9 (4.57%) Red Hat Satellite
2 9 (4.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 7 (3.55%) Opsview
4 6 (3.05%) Puppet
5 5 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.03%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (1.52%) Ansible
7 3 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (1.02%) Nagios
9 1 (0.51%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.51%) SCCM
9 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 71 (36.04%) VMware
2 63 (31.98%) Cisco
3 60 (30.46%) Oracle
4 39 (19.80%) Red Hat
5 22 (11.17%) NetApp
6 19 (9.64%) Microsoft
7 14 (7.11%) SAP
8 13 (6.60%) JBoss
9 11 (5.58%) HP
10 10 (5.08%) IBM
10 10 (5.08%) JD Edwards
11 7 (3.55%) Citrix
12 5 (2.54%) MKS
12 5 (2.54%) Juniper
13 4 (2.03%) Polycom
13 4 (2.03%) IPFX
14 3 (1.52%) Splunk
14 3 (1.52%) F5
14 3 (1.52%) SaltStack
15 2 (1.02%) CheckPoint
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Salary: £37k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + generous benfits
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Colchester, Essex
University of Essex
Salary: £31,342-£37,394 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 28 days ago